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CNN
Aug 13, 2013 3:00am PDT
was soft on crime. the george h.w. bush campaign used that effectively. in 1982 i was with bill clinton. i was the pool reporter. the governor had no signature authority outside the state. he had to fly back to arkansas, we landed in west memphis so he could sign a death penalty case because he was trying to prove i'm a different kind of democrat, i'm tough on crime. i support the death penalty. this issue has been over the democrats but he and his team think they have the political room to do this and they'll move forward with it. >> it could be a legacy issue. man, what strange bed fellows these issues make. >> something that could get done in washington that's pretty paralyzed. >> good to point out when we can because it is rare. >> that is true, it is rare. strong point. >>> coming up on "new day," time for a little break. concerns about a key ingredient found in nail polish remover. why you may need your id to buy some at one major drugstore chain and others will follow. good reason. >>> a million dollar mixup. we'll let you know what a cincinnati casino decided to do after
CSPAN
Aug 15, 2013 10:00am EDT
attorney. he worked in several capacities when george w. bush was the founder of texas. the halon affiliation and they were delighted that stuart bowen has developed such innovative and attractive materials to understand. i think it really is held that there's a lot of visual presentation of lessons and iraq and the very complicated story of funding what didn't work very well. and how we can do betterh next te. we have invited stuart bowen to meet his presentations first. we will then turn to jim schear, who has recently finished his second tour of the pentagon as an assistant secretary for responsibility for stability operations in his earlier career he was a research scholar at the national defense university, director of research there and worked throughout his career on these questions of stabilization and reconstruction including at the u.n. and some of its early post of war success stories in cambodia, the balkans and elsewhere. so how did stuart bowen ideas, what kind of responses were there more broadly in the pentagon and the interagency community and his own reflections
CSPAN
Aug 26, 2013 8:00am EDT
were uncontrolled bureaucracies under george bush. i expense them, and he did, too. he goes back to the thing we kind of started out with, is the federal government is out of control. but it's been predicted by all the historians that our republic will fail. so the question is how do we cheat history? how do we go back? how do we really base -- we embrace the things that made america great. as i said earlier i think we have to get in charge. i've been working for nine years to try to make a big difference. i have made a small difference, not a bi big difference. by me, i've worked every day trying to do things. that i'm convinced the only way we do that is the states exert their tenth amendment authority and start reassessing -- [applause] changes to the constitution that restore federalism and a constitutional republic. and so i think that's the way. you are frustrated. you ought to see me in washington. asked by staff. i want people -- ask my wife. i want to pull my hair out. you know, i see it into things. one is, i see the constitution and i see what's happening to it. and then
CSPAN
Aug 23, 2013 8:00pm EDT
uncontrolled bureaucracies under george bush. i experienced them. he did, too. it goes back to the thing we started with. this government is on -- out of control. it has been predicted by historians our republic would fail. the question is, how do we cheat history? how do we go back? how do we re-embraced the things that made america great? as i said earlier, we have to get in charge. i have been working for nine years to try to make a big difference. i have made a small difference, not a big difference. i worked every day -- > we are going to leave this -- i'm convinced the only way we do that is start reassessing real convention changes to the constitution that restore 0 federalism and a constitutional relationship republic. i think that's the way. you're frustrated. you ought to see me in washington. sk my staff. sk reply wife. i see two things. one, i seed constitution, and i see what's happening to it. then i see grown men and women that don't care. that's what really makes me want to pull my hair out. they ignore what the constitution says because it is better for their political care
CSPAN
Aug 18, 2013 12:00am EDT
, he was assistant secretary defense in the george h.w. bush administration. and tony morrow at the end who covers it court for the national law journal. prior to that, he was a reporter for legal times, a reporter for "usa today. he's been on the court beat since 1979. but first, i want to introduce terry towner who is in the middle of all of these reporters. she is here because -- she's an academic from oakland university and studies things that are quite relevant to the particular panel. one is the supreme court and the press. and the other is the role of the new media. so we'll start with professor towner and then after she finishes her presentation, then we'll go down the line from tony on. and then after they make their presentations, we will open it up for questions from the audience. so, tara? >> thank you, richard, thank you for inviting me. i'm terry towner from oakland university located in rochester, michigan. i specialize in american politics and medium politics. this is one of the reasons i'm here. and particularly my research is to toe focus on the role of social media an
CSPAN
Aug 5, 2013 5:00pm EDT
department of health and human services from 2001 to 2005. he was appointed by president george w. bush. most recently for the record the governor joined the bipartisan policy center here as a senior adviser and we welcome him very much to the organization. governor, the budget when you took over in 2001 was about $380 billion is my record here. along with social security the was the largest and is the largest still today of the domestic agency. when you left at the end of 2004 it had grown $200 billion to over 580 billion-dollar agency. during your tenure you were hit with a slew of emergencies, anthrax, post 911, concerns over bioterrorism, the flu and the need to stockpile the smallpox vaccine. you also cleared up the plans to expand health insurance coveragn so when i look at your budget i know we are supposed to talk about constrained budgets but one might conclude you had no budget constraints on your agency but omb and barry anderson gave you a budget tie line. how did you go about and did the congress and particularly place restraints under congressional a budget that you hadn't
CSPAN
Aug 14, 2013 5:00pm EDT
george w. bush ever done that, i think he would have been tried for impeachment, unilaterally suspended by the , and there is just a variety of issues. we have tension within the system, struggles, and this one is very serious. but there will be legal cases. bounceing to try and around a little bit, but we will get to everybody. >> thank you. little concerned to find out you were not in support of making the continuing resolution contingent upon removing what optional spending was there with obamacare. [applause] this is not theoretical for me, because two weeks ago today, my husband and i paid in cash for our son to have major surgery. but, you know what? that is the price i pay for the liberty of my children. we have limited options, thanks .o our government i understand that i pay for $1000 perverage, month or $2000 per month. arere individuals who responsible, and we will make that sacrifice for our child. this is appropriate. you need to represent us. [applause] >> a great question, and i appreciate it very much, and i do try to represent the people. tost of all, do i want ?efund o
CNBC
Aug 30, 2013 9:00am EDT
looks factless. if he does follow through he looks as reckless as george w. bush seemed to be in going to iraq. a limited type of strike that the united states is talking about is unlikely to alter the balance of power on the battlefield and help the pfree syrian army all that much. what it might do is accelerate violence, accelerate the process of syria ripping itself apart. >> steven, just to put a period on it, given the calculus as we know it at this moment, do you think there will be a strike or not? >> i think it is unclear. i think it's 50/50 at this point with the british saying no and others saying that there needs to be international legal writ in order to do it. i'll be interested to see what secretary kerry has to say. of course, the administration is speaking bravely and saying that they have the capability to do it alone, which the united states certainly does. but just because you have the capability to do something doesn't necessarily mean that you should. >> surely the consequences are clo climbing down at this stage are huge. >> indeed. that's the corner that the admi
CSPAN
Aug 29, 2013 8:00pm EDT
drug czar under president george h.w. bush. it was the author of more than 24 books including to new york times number one bestsellers and the host of the old bennett's morning in america and has received more than 30 honorary degrees and as a final note a very long time ago bill and i were philosophy students together at williams college. bill will speak in a minute. he will be followed by david wilezol the co-author of "is college worth it?." david is the associate producer of the nationally syndicated bill bennett's morning in america and a contributor to the manhattan institute's higher education policy blog and at claremont institute fellow and studied greek and latin at the catholic university in washington. in his honor i tried to come up with an appropriate latin quote for addressing student debt and i suggest -- that is happy is he who has no debt. [laughter] >> that's good. [laughter] ski thank you. bill and david we look forward to your presentation of this provocative look and bill we welcome you to the aei podium. [applause] >> thank you alex. we were in the same class w
CSPAN
Aug 30, 2013 8:00pm EDT
? they appealed to president george h.w. bush at the time. they appealed to the u.n. someone to stop the slaughter. they will march to this treats free tracing the steps of the funeral two weeks before. some putting their hands up in the thee sign shouting viva sebastian. thousands from work school and home and they march to the santa cruz cemetery. when we got there we were interviewing people. why are you risking your life to do this and they would say for my mother, for my father, for my village that was wiped out and from the direction the procession had come we saw hundreds of indignation soldiers carrying their u.s. m-16s in the ready position marching up to the crowd. 90% of the weapons used were from the united states. the indonesian army was arms trained and financed by the united states and on this day was no different. the soldiers marched 10 to 12 abreast. allen and i were interviewing people in the middle of the crowd and allen suggested we walk to the front of the crowd. we knew the indonesian military had committed many massacres they had never done it in front of western
CSPAN
Aug 1, 2013 10:00am EDT
aspirational agenda of president lincoln. his book calls to mind the words of sheila bexar a george w. bush administration official who in february urged her fellow republicans to remember that from lincoln's transcontinental railroad to eisenhower's highway system, republicans have understood that investing in critical infrastructure projects creates jobs and expands the economy. and yet the appropriations bill that was on the floor this week would have cut $2 billion from the department of transportation. it was a total rejection of the lincoln-eisenhower tradition. e have spent $87 billion rebuilding the infrastructure of afghanistan and just to -- just approved $5 billion more. according to the united states inspector general, supporters of the taliban and al qaeda are getting contracts and far too much will be wasted due o-- due to insufficient oversight. this, mr. speaker is appalling and it's time to do nation building here at home. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman's time has expired. for what purpose does the gentleman from oklahoma seek recognition? without objection, the gen
CSPAN
Aug 7, 2013 9:00am EDT
. george w. bush didn't run for president carried back to the 2008 campaign literature he didn't run promising a defense buildup and he wasn't intending to make foreign policy the center of his foreign policy than he wound up making as we know one of the most hardest decisions in history about the war of choice in iraq. so i don't think that cutting our military is going to be the best way to keep us out of trouble in the south china sea. i want steadiness and results and sustain the balance. that means we can make the economies and defense but not cuts like sequestration. >> mackenzie, you're concluding thoughts? >> i think that was very good. there isn't much to add except i wouldn't put all my eggs in one basket is basically the summary. all i want peace through strength or a modern day version of it, because i want a military that the tours. talking on the military front i want all those other things, too. i want strong allies, i want our partners capacity to be robust enough to defend themselves if needed and to take care of their own neighborhood so to speak. i want all of our
CSPAN
Aug 29, 2013 7:00am EDT
george w. bush administration. was actually appointed by the transportation secretary norman mineta. as you may know, mr. mineta is a democrat served in the republican administration and r authoring and then congress passed a reorganization act that led to the creation of this agency. and this agency at the u.s. d.o.t. oversees a million daily shipments of has does materials by all modes of transportation, air, land, truck, sea, vessel. and even pipeline. >> so your current work with united transportation advisers, what is that? >> a consulting firm. i'm a lawyer, have a law practice and consulting practice. so we talk infrastructure projects, we talk transportation projects to both public and private sector clients. >> so one of y clients key stone xl? not. >> anybody supporting nosir. >> so as far as key stone xl is concerned, the position that you are taking through the advisers or anyone else, where do you stand on it or if it should be built? >> i've been monitoring this for several years. when i was at the d.o.t. the original keystone was proposed. what a lot of people don't u
MSNBC
Aug 27, 2013 3:00am PDT
, turn out to be another way. that certainly happened to george w. bush. i would argue that he overreacted in some ways in terms of completely changing the strategic vision trying to remake the middle east, invading iraq and, you know, stuff like that. you could argue that perhaps the obama administration has under reacted to changes that have happened in the sense of not -- certainly not enunciating whether or not they developed it and overarching strat by for the middle east during and after the arab spring. >> tomorrow on "morning joe," new york police chief ray kelly will be here. >> great. >> also she hosted president obama at her home recently, former host of npr's all things considered, michele norris joins us. >> you did that. >> yeah. >> this weekend. >> he was there this weekend? coming this weekend. going to watch football. >> that's fun. >> he's going to love your apartment. >> little tight, mr. president. >> get together and do the interview. >> lot of toys. >> david letterman reacts to miley's vma performance. news you can't use is next. i'm tony siragusa and i'm
CSPAN
Aug 6, 2013 9:00pm EDT
the adams is arehe adamses?-- or analogous of talk abouts?people george and barbara bush, because of the one term presidency, and the sun that went on to be president. is that the relationship standard? >> i hope you will take that question. [laughter] >> there was no one else like abigail and john. first of all, we don't have the insight into anybody else's lives. these letters were recently revealed. lyndon johnson's love letters to lady bird were revealed. but there is nothing like the abigail and john exchange. [laughter] >> it is when they are situated in such a important time and there were so many players in so many stages. that is what sets them apart. this is from twitter. >> people came by, but not so much during the presidency. later, in retirement. there is a time when john is really quite ancient.it is a little while after abigail has passed. cadets from west point came and they had a band and they played and marched and they were served punch and john adams gave a talk to the -- a patriotic talk to the troops. occasionally, people would come by. but they did not enterta
CSPAN
Aug 22, 2013 7:00am EDT
. thewashington post says april 30, 1973 calls with ronald reagan and george h. w. bush were captured on a secret recording system that nixon used to take conversations from february 1971 to july 1973. there were 140,000 pages of text documents. reagan, the governor of california, called late in the evening of april 30 to support nixon after nixon delivered a landmark speech about the watergate scandal. he says, my heart is with you. i know what these months have been and what you have been through. we are still behind you out here. you are in our prayers. on more call from nebraska the independent line. like there areds a lot of the uninformed people calling. they have no idea of the scope of the material he released. if you look at the previous incident, it is just crazy. if you are going to claim the pedophiles ent and in afghanistan are the same, you are crazy. that is all i have to say. that is the last call. later, the cost and future sustainability of the fighter built by lockheed martin. we will take on those topics and "ore when "washington journal continues after this. to see the
CSPAN
Aug 3, 2013 7:00pm EDT
she can provide for george w. bush was try to lift his spirits during the war. mary todd, lincoln would joke and say that the toddes needed two d's and god needed one. it was a strange marriage from the get go. they were political partner.s. abe lincoln was one of the few men that respected that mary todd had a political opinion. when it came to judging his political enemies and men, she was right. they had that in common. they both also lost their mothers at a young age. there was some things that helped them stay together. lot of these marriage, the roosevelts, lincolns and clintons. marriage and child rearing all of this is difficult enough, of course not for me, but other things. it's difficult enough but imagine doing it in a fish bowl. mary todd is raising little children. bill clinton with the way rush limbaugh and the other people went after clinton and the bush people getting attacked for other teenagers does. some presidential marriages, some of them seem to blossom in the white house. the reagans, some of their happiest years and they were together and certainly the pre
CSPAN
Aug 16, 2013 12:00pm EDT
assistant to president george w. bush and principal deputy press secretary. and john verrico, president-elect of the national association of government communicators. so starting with carolyn, let's hear what you have to say, just give us your overview of the subject. >> i'm going to tell you about a couple surveys i've conducted this year and the previous year. that are relevant to the topic we're discussing tonight. first, i surveyed reporters who cover federal agencies here in washington. i've got 146 respondents within margin of error of about 7%. then i surveyed current and former members of the national association of government communicators, about 154 responses for a margin of error of about 4.3%. i'm going to throw some numbers at you but i want to quantify the situation. my questions focus on the interviewing process. first, i want to talk about preapproval and routing. 98% of public affairs officers believe that they have a better idea than reporters about who in their agencies would be the best person to give an interview on a given topic. three quarters of journalists repor
CSPAN
Aug 11, 2013 7:00am EDT
don't know that anyone will ever know what is inside vladimir putin's head. that was the irony of george w. bush coming back from that first meeting with putin and saying, i looked into his eyes and saw the man's soul. nobody really knows what putin is thinking. what we know from his behavior in public statements is, he really values a partner. whether it is an american leader or a leader of any other country , who is in control of his own country, who has a similar level of this vertical of power that putin possesses in russia. when the leader commits something, when president obama says, we will do this, it happens. this was one of the things he saw as different between bush and obama. he viewed bush as a guy who would say something, and would stand behind it, at least as far as his power allowed him to do so. his view of obama has been, he is to subject to domestic political constraints. to domesticbject political constraints. russia acceded to the wto organization. the implement thing legislation, we had to repeal these old, cold war era sanctions to get the benefit. along with that,
CSPAN
Aug 6, 2013 9:00am EDT
. and update, former president george w. bush has successfully undergone a heart procedure after doctors discovered a blockage in an artery. a bush spokesman said a stent was inserted. the blockage was discovered yesterday during mr. bush's annual physical. the spokesman said the blockage was open with no complication, and that the 67 year old bush is expected to be discharged tomorrow. while we wait for the next session, a daylong discussion on protecting the nation's electric grid. we'll hear from nsa and cia director, former nsa and cia director michael hayden. he spoke to the group today about cybersecurity and challenges facing industry and how much protection expect to get from the government. >> well, good morning, and thanks to have a chance to chat with you today. i will try to limit my transmission of your to about 20 minutes or so and then leave about 15 minutes for any questions or comments that yo have. as suggested, my purpose here's what my army buddies used to call a briefing with a big hand and the little mouth. i get to do the strategic overview. and what you have follo
CNBC
Aug 5, 2013 6:00am EDT
economic adviser's chairman under president's george w. bush. glen, it is great to have you here today. >> pleasure. >> i think back about your book, balance the economics of great powers from ancient rome to modern america. thousands of years of civilizations that have gotten into trouble. in detroit, people are wondering, do we have the same problems that crop up here? >> we are. we can fix them. basically what happens to a great power when it stumbles, its politics don't keep up with economics. it was true in rome and china, otoman empire. true today, our problem is the debt crisis. >> the debt crisis and some people would say entitlements. you have to look at that. republicans are saying that. >> at the federal level. itself the core of it. the nation is on an unsustainable path. with key fix this. we request get our mojo back, growth back, tomorrow, not today. >> what do we have to do? >> we need to get on a glide path to slow entitlement programs and bring down government spending and debt overtime. with decan do it in a way that's aggressive or gradual. we have to start now. >>
CNN
Aug 17, 2013 3:00am PDT
ammunition. martin and brianna. >> thank you for that report. >>> now, all in the family business. george w. bush's daughter has one thing to say about 2016 and a hillary clinton run. a gut checkup next. license and registration please. what's this? uhh, it's my geico insurance id card, sir. it's digital, uh, pretty cool right? maybe. you know why i pulled you over today? because i'm a pig driving a convertible? tail light's out.. fix it. digital insurance id cards. just a click away with the geico mobile app. female narrator: the mattress price wars are on the mattress price wars are on at sleep train. we challenged the manufacturers to offer even lower prices. now it's posturepedic versus beautyrest with big savings of up to $400 off. serta icomfort and tempur-pedic go head-to-head with three years' interest-free financing. plus, free same-day delivery, set-up, and removal of your old set. when brands compete, you save. mattress price wars are on now at sleep train. ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ >>> oh, yeah, you know what that means, time for our political gut check. all
FOX News
Aug 8, 2013 6:00am EDT
1,500 people in that area. >>> president george w. bush back to his normal routine at home after undergoing a heart procedure. doctors placed a stent in his heart on tuesday to open up a blocked artery. former first lady laura bush says her husband, the president, is doing great. congratulations. peter, over to you. >>peter: if you've ever gotten a speeding ticket, you want to listen to this. 28-year-old kerry williams was pulled over for speeding in new hampshire. she told the state trooper she was rushing to her dying father's side in the hospital. only problem was she was apparently lying. so when the trooper found out, he arrested her. so how did he find out and why was he so kind to begin with? the great trooper christopher cummings joins us now. good morning. >> good morning, thank you for having me on. >> you were pulling over this young lady and she was going, what? 82 in a 65 zone? is that what was happening? >> yes, that is correct. >>peter: tell us what happened. you pulled her over and what did she say? >> just as a matter of habit, i ask everybody for a speeding viol
MSNBC
Aug 16, 2013 3:00am PDT
republican speaking on the record, since 2006, when i started saying early in that year that george w. bush was destroying the republican party's chance to hold on to the house majority, i was getting absolutely killed. since 2006 republican leaders have said one thing in green rooms, another thing on tv and then another thing on talk radio. like nobody has the guts, chris christie is an exception, but no elected leader has the guts to stare down the crazies in their own party. i'm not talking to conservatives. i'm talking to crazies who make millions and millions of dollars every day trying to be as dev e divisive and as extreme as possible and i salute them for making money. god bless them for making money. i want everybody to make lots of money. i love capitalism but that ain't an electoral strategy and you read this article and i've heard it -- i hear it nonstop. i hear it from conservative house members. i said this earlier, 95, 96, 97% conservative index ratings with the acu who are saying behind the scenes some of these extremists are killing us and yet nobody will talk on the
FOX News
Aug 28, 2013 3:00am PDT
. remember, when he was senator, he came to office to end the cowboy foreign policy of george w. bush, who did go to the u.n. and did go to congress before going to war in iraq. >> gretchen: so congress is on recess until september 9. is that any excuse to not inform them about doing an act of war? if you look at sort of the definition of what the president needs to do, there is some wiggle room in that. but none the less, the president told the "boston globe" in 2007 this quote: the president does not have power under the constitution to unilaterally authorize a military attack in a situation that does not involve stopping an actual or imminent threat to the nation. the american people sitting around their coffee tables this morning and going to work, they're probably wondering, is syria an imminent threat to the united states of america? you can argue that both ways. you can argue it both ways with regard to america's position as a military force in the world, and for standing up for human rights. when people are killed by their own leader with sarin gas and other chemical weapons.
CSPAN
Aug 19, 2013 2:00pm EDT
often i get a chance to stand in for one of my real heroes, and that is former president george h.w. bush. i've had, i had a chance to work with him, incredible leader, an incredible human being who has given so much back to the community. as president of the united states, but as former president of the united states. so i am honored to stand in for him today. he apologizes, but -- [laughter] we've been talking a lot about work force and whether we have the right people in lace to provide the services -- in place to provide the services. you're the front line. you're the absolute front line. and for people to be able to get quality, affordable health care, they have to be able to come through that door and be accepted and have confidence that they're going to be treated with the care that they expect. and you have provided that. and you have done that as a volunteer. which is just remarkable from the point of view of if we could clone you and have you throughout -- [laughter] it would make life a lot easier. we've talked a lot also about how do you get people into the system, and y
FOX News
Aug 4, 2013 3:00am PDT
central park. congratulations. >> yeah, look at the other one here. our 41st president, george h.w. bush, and first lady barbara at church this morning watching a christening. this picture sent from a viewer in kennebunkport, maine. >> fantastic. >>> and finally, maria springer of downington, pennsylvania, sent in this one of the birth of her son, joshua. >> congratulations! >> shout out to this morning, p.a. hi, everybody. >>> i hope you saw a picture of my granddaughter a little while ago, but she was 2 years old and already picking up her parents' smartphone and scanning through it and kind of using it. is she too young? >> here she is, rather than eating the cheerios. >> well, it's inevitable. as an american, she will be addicted to some sort of personal electronic device, this we know. that's her birth right growing up in this country. why start it before necessary? >> and is this becoming the new babysitter? you used to plop your kids in front of the tv for "sesame stre street" and "barney" and "thomas the tank engine," and now it's the smartphone and you can take it to resta
CSPAN
Aug 26, 2013 8:30pm EDT
legalization. by the way, among the americans have used illegal drugs, president obama, president bush, george h. w. and also bill clinton. these are people who have a acknowledged drug use but go on to do great things. you point out that there were not caught up in the network of police arrest that can often times to real success in america >> guest: that's right. >> host: know when you look at the use of illegal drugs, your point not for legalization personally, but for education. and you talk about the idea that people should know what is in a cycle active drug one of your arguments that i found fascinating is most people who use illegal drugs are not taxed by your definition, does not interfere with parenting, work, all relationships. i think most americans if they heard this there was a, but doctor, you are taking away all of the hype and fear that we want our children to here. might be better to say to children, don't do drugs. even if your argument is true, there are people into illegal drugs and don't suffer consequences. why isn't it better given what you said about the police
CSPAN
Aug 28, 2013 2:00pm EDT
work out and not having any idea. the same thing happened with george bush, of course. didn't call it recess. he called it looking to putin's eye and seeing his soul thinking he could understand the guy and do business. it didn't take him long to find out he didn't really have it right. there was no fallback, after that, i think it was the same situation. of just, you know, floundering about not knowing exactly how to deal with the russians. so yes, it really comes down to the person of valid my putin. it was always a sense of vladmir putin. things have definitely shifted since he announced he would come back and all of, by the way, the processes set in motion inside of russia. i'll thought about later. i think it's shaping very much how putin deals not only in domestic -- politics but foreign politicses. it's the lack of a notion how to deal with putin is kind of in the heart of a lot of these problem. >> that could be hard. he's a unique -- personality. i guess maybe we can sort of follow on that by pivoting off of cliff's point it's a little bit difficult to discern what the americ
CSPAN
Aug 15, 2013 10:00am EDT
across the globe. i just think it really -- after eight years of george bush and after eight years of barack obama, our country is going to have to reassess what peace between the two-party system is and what it's going to take to rebuild this nation. hubie: thanks for the call. front page of "usa today" has the headline, egypt erupts in bay kaye yoss. more details into exactly what happened. police, backed by armored vehicles and bulldozers yesterday, sweeping through two camps of supporters of out ofed president muhammad morsi, sparking street balancesles in cairo and other cities. again more than 500 civilians killed in the demonstrations yesterday. well over 3,500 injured. and from reuters there is this this morning, egypt's muslim brotherhood today saying it would bring down the military coup but test is remain committed to peaceful struggle. government forces broke up its protest camps. the crackdown yesterday defied western appeals for restraint and peaceful settlement to egypt's political crisis. following the removal of morsi, prompting internation statements of dismay and co
CSPAN
Aug 29, 2013 11:00pm EDT
and was america's first drug czar under president george h.w. bush. that was the author of more than 24 books including two "new york times" number one bestsellers and a host of bill bennett's morning in america has received more than three honorary degrees bill and i were philosophy students together to bill will speak in a minute and he will be followed by david wilezol the co-author of kathleen tighe. david is the associate producer of the ashley syndicated bill bennett's morning in america contributor to mining the campus a policy blog. in his honor i tried to come up with an opiate let end quote addressing student debt and i suggest -- that is happy is he who has no debt. [laughter] >> that's good. [laughter] we look forward to your presentation of this provocative book. bill welcome to the aei podium. [applause] >> thank you alex. we were in the same class in williams college with the same major. were it not from the honor system we had final exams and we had saturday classes. remember that? that's how old we are. i won't describe the book. i will hit some of the high points to
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Aug 17, 2013 3:00am PDT
presidenciy than did george w. bush or bill clinton. people are always annoyed when presidents act with executive orders. aren't they? but presidents do it. it is their prerogative. and that's what his predecessors did even more than he did. >> it's not the number. >> you did when you were president. >> did i executive orders when i was governor. i never bypassed the law. i didn't do things that i knew i could not do under the constitution of my state. what i think is different is not how many it's what they do. executive order that says we are going to order federal employees to, you know, to work through their lunch hour for six months. okay, that's not a constitutional issue. a federal executive order where the president says we're going to let people come into the country even though though don't have documentation and even though the law doesn't permit it, that's a violation. >> alisyn: the dream act doesn't say that what he did with the dream act kids brought here through no fault of their own. >> i agree with the dream act's goal, i pushed that for our own state when i was govern
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Aug 15, 2013 1:00am EDT
george w. bush had done that, we would have had grounds for impeachment. -- cries for impeachment. we had laws that were unilaterally suspended by the president. there is a variety of issues like that where he has gone outside. so we have tension within our system, struggles between congress and the president but this one is very serious. but there will be legal cases. i am going to try and bounce around a little bit, but we will get to everybody. we are going to wear will's legs out. >> i was concerned to find out you were not in support of making the continuing resolution contingent upon removing what optional spending you can remove on obama care. i feel very strongly. from a point ofk view. two weeks ago today, my husband and i paid in cash for our son to have major surgery. four hour procedure. that is the price i pay for the liberty of my children. i am self-employed. i understand the consequences and i have limited options on insurance. i understand that i paid for a limited coverage, the limited i can expose so i do not pay $1000 a month. i do not look for the government for r
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Aug 6, 2013 7:00am PDT
engle in cairo. thanks. >>> breaking news this morning, former president george w. bush has successfully undergone a heart procedure after doctors found a blockage in an artery. kelly o'donnell is here with more. >> reporter: good morning. the 64-year-old former president was undergoing a normal checkup yesterday. that's when they discovered this blocked artery in his heart. his doctors recommended a stint procedure to open that artery. that surgery was performed this morning, and it was described as successful. it was done at the texas health presbyterian center. the former president remains hospitalized today but expects to be released tomorrow. aides say he will resume his schedule on thursday. he thanks everyone for the good wishes and suggested that everyone get a checkup. so the former president is doing well. natalie? >> kelly o'donnell at the white house. thanks so much for the update. >>> finally, a martial arts demonstration gone horribly wrong. take a look. this happened over in the u.k. the taekwondo master giving a demonstration in front of students and parents.
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Aug 18, 2013 7:00am EDT
arboretum, a cornucopia of exotic comestibles. blueberries! i'll race ya! blueberries are my favorite bush-based fruit. come on, george! all: mm! mm! it looks like you all forgot the county sprout rules. huh? uh, rule #1: "never eat any plant that you're not 100% certain is safe." and that means... ...consulting the edible plants guidebook? um, no, it means getting an okay from an adult. right. rule #2: "plants are living things. you can kill or hurt them if you're too rough." so don't pull on them and don't break any branches. (chuckles) come on. (device beeping) now let me explain what we will do during our vegetation exploration. (device beeping) uh, mr. sproutmaster? we're going to pass through orchards and nut groves. i wouldn't go that way if i were you. after that, we'll meet the head gardener, dr. greenbean. (whistle blows) (gasps) whoa! according to my new global positioning system, the apple orchard is that way. um, why don't we check the map? where is the map? it flew out the window, sir. but this is even better. well, then as assistant sproutmaster, you can be our navigator. le
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Aug 13, 2013 10:00am EDT
president george w. bush and principal deputy press secretary. and john verrico, president-elect of the national association of government communicators. so starting with carolyn, let's hear what you have to say, give us your overview of the subject. >> i'm going to tell you about a couple surveys i've conducted this year, and the previous year. that are relevant to the topic we're discussing tonight. first, i surveyed reporters who cover federal agencies here in washington. i've got 146 respondents within margin of error of about 7%. then i surveyed current and former members of the national association of government communicate is, at 154 responses from a margin of error of about 4.3%. i'm going to throw some numbers at you but i want to quantify the situation. my questions focus on the indie thing process. for someone to talk about preapproval and routing. 98% of public affairs officers believe that they have a better idea than reporters about who in the agencies would be the best person to give an interview on a given topic. three quarters of journalists report they have to give
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Aug 20, 2013 10:00am EDT
. you do not see much evidence of that when you carry group 79% to 21%. it was better than george w. bush in 2004. white catholics, 18% of the electorate. they voted 59% to 40% for mitt romney. that is probably the best vote in percentage terms for a republican nominee among white catholics in history. with theama contraception mandate there with people being forced to pay for insurance to cover contraceptive procedures because these are so -- the fees are so onerous for women day out to something less than two pumpkin lattes at starbucks per month, that triggered some backlash. gain votes with one group and you can lose them with another. both parties face a problem with significant segment of the electorate. and right away, white catholics and white evangelical protestants, which are not overlapping constituencies, or 44% of the electorate. if i was a strategist for the democratic party, of which said that you havesay some problems there. you have some groups you will not be able to win. some analysts have said, well, republicans need to get over 60% , using the of whites category
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Aug 12, 2013 10:00am EDT
in the george h w bush administration. who morrow is at the end covers the court for the national law journal and prior to that, he was a reporter for " legal times" and" usa today." i want to introduce terry to wner in the middle of all these reporters. she is here because she is an academic from oakland university who studies to things that are quite relevant to this particular panel. one is the supreme court and the press and the other is the role of new media. we will start with professor towner and after she finishes her presentation, we will go tonythe line from tom on and then we will open it up for questions. oakland university located in rochester, michigan. i specialize in american politics and media and politics and this is one of the reasons i am here. onresearch tends to focus the role of social media and campaigns and elections with the specific focus on the task to presidential elections, dubbed as they web 2.0 elections. examined how journalists and reporters frame media coverage of the court particularly regarding affirmative action cases. recently, the content about
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Aug 29, 2013 10:00am EDT
george h.w. bush. race among we are stuck. we knew 100 years before the while thers, police let john mohammed go at least nine times, that racial profiles are problematic. question is, what can we do about it? weneed to keep doing what have just done in new york city where we passed the community what is a, because failure or for national security is a failure for neighborhood security. we need to focus on people's behavior, not on their race. ed last summer said derisively's officer working a neighborhood and he had a black and latino neighborhood and he had a suspect description of a race sucked -- rape suspect. he came across four young ladies sitting on a stoop, and said, have you seen this guy? no.soaid, they then stopped and frisked then. law enforcement is not that different from anything else. if you do one thing, you're not doing something else, so you better be doing the right thing. if you are searching for a rape suspect and you decide to stop and check if these for girls have a joint in their pocket, you are no longer looking for the rape suspect. that is why new york ci
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Aug 8, 2013 12:00pm EDT
. medal was approved by congress, not a dime ever voted for it. had george w. bush had done that i think we would have heard cries of impeachment. we are part of our immigration laws, and i was suspended by the president when the year before he said he couldn't do that. there's just a variety of issues like that when he's gone outside. we have to tension with our system, struggles between congress and the president, but this one is very cities. you will see it continue. but there will be legal cases. all the way back. i'm going to try to bounce around all of it. it begin, we will get to everybody. >> i was a little concerned to find that you are not in support of making the continuing resolution contingent upon removing what optional spending you can remove on obamacare. i feel very strongly. i think the other speaker i speak from my point of view -- applaud not this is not theoretical because two weeks ago today my husband and i paid in cash for our son to have major surgery. a four-hour procedure. that's the price i pay for the liberty of my children. i'm self-employed. i underst
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Aug 19, 2013 9:00am PDT
whispering in your ear. will you do the same for prince george? >> i'll probably whisper sweet nothings in his ear. i'll have toy elephants and riders. make him grow up as if he's in the bush. >> reporter: he says the possibility of his son carrying on royal family's legacy in africa isn't his immediate concern. >> at the moment the only legacy i want to pass on is to sleep more and maybe not change the nappy quite so many times. >> reporter: parenthood has surprised and amazed prince william. >> the last few weeks have been a very different emotional experience. something i never thought i would feel myself. i find, it's only been a short period but a lot of things affect me differently now. >> reporter: i think what you're really seeing there is a prince getting insight to what it's like to be an ordinary father. that's what makes it such a sort of fascinating insight to see limb being normal, i guess. >> it is. it's so sweet. he's just like everybody else. royalty aside and he changes the nappies, diapers we call them here. he's eager to get back to work. great interview. yo
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Aug 20, 2013 1:00am PDT
. >> you can do the same, prince george. >> at this rate, nothing is in his ear. i'll have toy elephants covered in pushes making him grow up as if he's in the bush. >> he said the possibility of his son carrying on the royal family's legacy in africa isn't his immediate concern. >> i want him to sleep more. >> like any new mother or father, parenthood has surprised and amazed prince william. >> i think the last few weeks for me have been a very different emotional experience, something i never thought i would feel myself. i find, again, it's only been a short period. a lot of things affect me differently now. >> max foster joins us now. it's a fascinating interview and a human side of him. he didn't think -- he doesn't think of it as the next generation. it's not conscious on his part, just the way he does things. >> this is how he copes with what's around him. he decides he's not going to be told what to do and do things in his own way. putting him in the car seat and driving off, he wants to do that. he wants to change the diapers. he wants to get up at night. kate gets up a
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Aug 19, 2013 8:00am EDT
expansion. under george w. bush we expanded the prescription drug part d. i opposed that. i opposed it because there was not a governmental plan available. i thought we should -- there was not universal pricing which i thought would bring down the costs dramatically. i think i'm right about both of those points, by the way. but the day after it was passed, i worked to make sure it was implemented as best we could. we worked together to make it work. and we're not seeing that on the affordable care act. we're seeing almost just a political isolation of this issue just calling it politics rather than trying to make it work the best that you can and seeking changes that you think should be changed. so i'm hoping that we can get to that point, and we can get the resources necessary to make sure this law is implemented fairly. because you're absolutely correct. it's not going to be a one-year implementation of the personal mandate. it's going to take a long time. it's going to take years. we know that. we also don't know what type of group will enroll in the first year. it might surprise pe
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Aug 29, 2013 10:00am EDT
. >> guest: i served under but george w. bush administration and was appointed by the transportation secretary norman. and as you may know, he is a democrat who served in the republican administration and he was responsible for offering and then congress passed a reorganization act that led to the creation of this agency. and this agency fmsa receives a million daily shipments of hazardous air, land, truck, and sea, dessel and pipeline. >> host: you're current work with the national transportation advisers, what is that? >> guest: i am a lawyer by training and we also have a consulting practice. so, we talk infrastructure projects, transportation projects to both public and private sector clients. >> host: is one of your clients keystone xl? is anybody supporting trans canada? >> guest: no, sir. >> host: as far as keystone xl is concerned, the decision that you were taking, where do you stand if it shouldn't be built on the extension we've been talking about? >> guest: i've been monitoring this for several years. when i was at the d.o.t. the original keystone was proposed. what a lot
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Aug 21, 2013 10:00am EDT
treasury during the george w. bush administration and was part of the council of economic advisers. specimen so much for being here today. special thanks to mohammed el- erian and mr. taylor for flying from california. i went to kick off the panel with you. coined the term, the new normal in 2009. your outlook for the economy has been dead on. how much longer is this economy going to remain in the new normal? me take you back to 2009 when the new normal concept came out. the idea was to signal that it would not be your traditional cyclical recovery. unless the mindset in washington changed, and there was a better understanding of the underlying dynamics, we risked getting stuck. in a keyword of unusually sluggish clerk -- growth, high on implement, that is when it materialized. concept of the economy stuck in second gear. let me push this analogy. it is not just stuck in second gear, it is being driven on a foggy road. there is some good news. we are doing better than others. europe was in reverse and just went to neutral. japan has been neutral for a long time and just jumps to fi
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Aug 1, 2013 6:00pm EDT
that will only skyrocket. joining is a real estate finance professor from george mason. welcome back. this story i mo little worried about a. this feels reminiscent of the housing boom. >> with the invisible he and -- he and, we destroyed the economy with carter and clinton and bush with the national housing policy. >> we're not invested in housing. when they bought assets extremely cheap with the housing industry. they want to turn this into a and investment. for with the obligation bonds or something similar but rental housing? that we had with the last time around as they came to the ground. >> with the mortgage backed securities desperate is so pitifully low and rates are going up but it started to go up 60 basis points so what might go up with the interest rates? with mortgage-backed securities. gerri: this sounds like another they my idea but with residential housing but i just wonder if we are in for another asset bubble. >> and i will scratch my head through the mechanics this will not be guaranteed by fannie or freddie or the fha and then whoever buys this will take on the c
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Aug 19, 2013 6:00am PDT
prince george because it's a cause you care so deeply about. would you -- >> at this point whisper sweet nothing in his ear and toy elephants and riders around the room covered in lots of bushes. >> he says the possibility of his son carrying on the royal family legacy in africa isn't his immediate concern. >> at the moment the only legacy i want to pass on to him is to sleep more. >> and like any new mother or father, parenthood has surprised and amazed prince william. >> i think the last few weeks for me have been just a very different, emotional experience. something i never thought i would feel myself and i find, again, it's only been a short period, but a lot of things affect me differently now. >> max foster with thatxclusi exclusive interview. the prince is so charming, you just have to like him. he changed the first diaper. "prince william's passion new father, new hope" which will premiere premiere on krn cnn on september 15th. geoff: i'm the kind of guy who doesn't like being sold to. the last thing i want is to feel like someone is giving me a sales pitch, especially whe
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